David and Jackie Siegel had it made, judging from Robert Frank’s “The High-Beta Rich.”
Tyler Cowen sits with a cranberry juice and a pile of books he no longer intends to read. He’s at Harry’s Tap Room, near the Air France ticket counter in the main terminal of Dulles International Airport, on his way to São Paulo.
It’s a simple truism, often repeated, that other developed nations achieve better health outcomes than the U.S. does despite spending less money on care.
Rising income inequality is starting to hit home for many American households as they run short of places to reach for a few extra bucks.
Japanese model Mie Iwatsuki has inspired painter Alex Katz, photographer Robert Frank and Nouriel Roubini, aka “Dr. Doom.”
As a populist war cry, “We are the 99 percent” is hard to beat. What the movement has lacked, though, is a coherent message and agenda. Until now.
On a hill high above Cleveland, Tennessee, stands a manor modeled after George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore .
Colored papers, draperies and packages are some of the unusual subjects explored by realist painter Claudio Bravo in a show spanning the years 1936 to 2011 at Manhattan’s Marlborough Gallery.
"Such expenditure cascades help explain why the median new house built in the U.S. is now about 50 percent larger than its counterpart from 30 years ago, even though the median real wage has risen little since then."
- Robert Frank on Jul 12, 2012
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